|Quick Facts: Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers|
What Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers Do
Drywall and ceiling tile installers hang wallboard and install ceiling tile inside buildings. Tapers prepare the wallboard for painting, using tape and other materials.
Drywall and ceiling tile installers, and tapers work indoors. As in many other construction trades, the work is physically demanding. Workers spend most of the day standing, bending, or reaching, and they often must lift and maneuver heavy wallboard.
How to Become a Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer, or Taper
Most drywall and ceiling tile installers, and tapers learn their trade on the job. A formal educational credential is typically not required to enter the occupation.
Overall employment of drywall and ceiling tile installers, and tapers is projected to grow $pc.toString().replaceAll("^\-","") percent from 2020 to 2030, $gra.
About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for drywall and ceiling tile installers, and tapers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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